The AIDS Service Center’s 17th annual “Big Night Out” will begin with a reception at Stratford Manor, a French Normandy estate in La Canada, featuring hors d’ouevres from area restaurants and live and silent auctions. After that, guests depart to various private homes for dinner parties hosted by ASC supporters. All proceeds benefit ASC. Tickets, $125 for the reception and $250 for the reception and dinner party, are available online. For more information call (626) 441-8495 or visit www.AIDSServiceCenter.org.